It Came from the ’70s: The Story of Your Grandma’s Weird Couch

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From the 60s to the 80s, every American grandma had these wingback couches with brown-hued floral, plaid, or farm-print fabric. Pam Kueber, a retro style and “Mid-Century Modest” decor connoisseur, suggests that it’s because they’re a marriage of old and new. American grandparents bought couches with “Space Age” materials that lasted forever because furniture purchases were quite rare. Many picked fabrics that reminded them of their farmer roots and the Westerns they loved watching on TV, which explains why some have these strange Old West patterns. Read full article here

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